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Winter Cereal Yields 'Disappointing'

The winter cereals harvest is nearly complete.
 
Doug Martin is secretary with the Manitoba Crop Alliance.
 
"The winter wheat was a little disappointing as far as yields go," he said. "In that 60 to 70 bushel [range] is kind of what I've heard. Lack of early spring rains to help stimulate growth and move the fertilizer down did some impact on it. It's probably yielding simaliar to what the hard red spring [wheat] is."
 
Martin says fall rye yields were variable depending on rainfall amounts.
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